2018

Thinking Of Divorce? These Issues During The Loss Of Your Parent May Compel You To Move Forward

If you and your spouse are on rocky ground, things can potentially get even worse when one of your parents becomes ill and eventually passes away. This is a difficult time for you for obvious reasons, but the struggles in your relationship might actually make it worse. Although you might not feel strongly enough to move forward with filing for divorce when you're dealing with the loss of a loved one, it may be clear to you that ending your marriage will be a top priority as soon as you feel ready. Read More 

Preparing To Take Your Company Public

Making the decision to go public by making stock available for sale in an initial public offering (IPO) is a significant milestone for any small company. Taking a company public is a complex process that requires a significant amount of paperwork and the help of a securities attorney like those at Carter West Law. Despite the challenges associated with going public, there are a number of benefits to be had by taking your company public. Read More 

Three Ways That You Can Avoid A Public Intoxication Arrest

If you've excessively consumed alcohol outside of your home in the past, there's a very high chance that you've been intoxicated in public. Hopefully, you didn't encounter a police officer during this time, but you should be mindful of the fact that it could happen during a future drinking session. While many officers will give you a warning to get home quickly when you're drunk in public, others will arrest you. Read More 

Is Your Estate Planning Complete? Why You Need To Include A Living Will

Now that you're making plans for your estate, there's one document you might have overlooked, and that's your living will. Even if your estate is planned out, you still want to make sure that you have the living will in place. This document goes beyond the estate planning and allows you to plan for your medical care, as well. After all, you never know when you're going to become too ill to speak up for your own medical treatment. Read More 

What Can You Do If You Can’t Afford To Bail A Loved One Out Of Jail?

What happens if you have a loved one that has been arrested and is now in jail? Their bail has been set, but neither you nor they can afford to pay the amount set by the judge. You do have a few options open to you, as long as the amount you raise is the full amount of the bail ordered by the judge. What options do you have in raising the bail to get your loved one out of jail if you don't have the funds yourself? Read More